We are now selling the Minions on our site!

Hey everyone, We are now selling the minions through our site. http://www.minioncity.com/shop/ We are using paypal to manage payments. You can purchase with a paypal account or without with a credit card. More »

Updates and Design Files

I hope you all had a great holiday season. It was great to be able to have everything sent out before so we could enjoy some time off. We are now back More »

Minion Christmas Lights

MINION CHRISTMAS LIGHTS Christmas is fast approaching and we, like many of you, want to have a hacker style Christmas. We want to be able to have full control over our Christmas More »

DIY Animatronic Pumpkins or Fondly Know As Jack-O and The Lanterns

It all started one dark night when we had a thought, why settle for a lifeless jack o lantern this Halloween, why not blow the neighborhood kids away. So we set out More »

KickStarter!

After months of prep work we’re finally prepared to release the MINION. There is nothing on the market that is as affordable and as functional as the Minion. With this in mind we’ve come to More »

 

We are now selling the Minions on our site!

Hey everyone, We are now selling the minions through our site. http://www.minioncity.com/shop/ We are using paypal to manage payments. You can purchase with a paypal account or without with a credit card.

Updates and Design Files

I hope you all had a great holiday season. It was great to be able to have everything sent out before so we could enjoy some time off. We are now back

Minion Christmas Lights

MINION CHRISTMAS LIGHTS Christmas is fast approaching and we, like many of you, want to have a hacker style Christmas. We want to be able to have full control over our Christmas

DIY Animatronic Pumpkins or Fondly Know As Jack-O and The Lanterns

It all started one dark night when we had a thought, why settle for a lifeless jack o lantern this Halloween, why not blow the neighborhood kids away. So we set out

KickStarter!

After months of prep work we’re finally prepared to release the MINION. There is nothing on the market that is as affordable and as functional as the Minion. With this in mind we’ve come to

The Minion Car

Using 2 minions we created a computer controlled RC-Car. One minion was loaded up with the Send/Recieve code from our previous post. It allowed us to send charactors from the serial monitor

First Wireless Program

First things first. To use the radio we need to install the RF12 library from Jeelabs.org. I am very impressed at all the work that Jean-Claude Wippler over at jeelabs has done

Bootloader

After working with Jake to get the boards stuffed it was time to get down to putting the bootloader on. I have an AVR Pocket Programmer from sparkfun a while ago for

Stuffed!

Jake is the best solder(er) that i know! He soldered these over the last few days and they look gorgeous. Still not sure on how the final ones will look. It will come

It’s ALIVE!!!!

So, the much anticipated boards have arrived (as well as the parts and the radio). They’re all here! With these parts my fantastic soldering skills– seriously they’re impeccable– get to be put